Shannon GaNun

Shannon GaNun

Director of Development for The Current

Shannon GaNun is the director of development for The Current, a non-profit, non-partisan news organization that provides original, in-depth watchdog journalism affecting Savannah and Coastal Georgia. She promotes The Current’s mission and raises money for this high-quality, independent Newsroom. 

Prior to joining The Current, Shannon spent three decades developing strong communications, marketing, management, and leadership skills in a variety of industries. She has vast experience developing the overall marketing/communication strategy for a product or service and the writing, design, and production expertise to implement it.

Shannon also is a part-time instructor at Georgia Southern University, teaching public speaking classes to undergraduates. She consistently receives excellent reviews from her students, who cite her professionalism, inclusiveness, and enthusiasm as keys to helping them succeed in class. Shannon first learned of The Current in the summer of 2021 when her daughter Jacqueline, a journalism student at the University of Georgia, was an intern.

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